Robert Valentine, chairman of the Libertarian Party in the Netherlands, has erected plenty of pro-crypto billboards prematurely of an election later this week.
In a picture shared on Valentine’s Twitter account, the libertarian birthday celebration chief seems with laser eyes atop a message which states “Bitcoin is the future.” The birthday celebration is one in every of 37 vying for seats in the House of Representatives of the Netherlands, which is scheduled to carry a normal election on March 17.
— Robert Valentine (@ValentineRW) March 14, 2021
“I wanted to have something that stood out and showed people that we embraced Bitcoin as a solution for a revolution,” mentioned Valentine in an interview with crypto YouTuber BitcoinMeister. “We want to have a fundamental change of the system, and Bitcoin and blockchain can help.”
Any political birthday celebration in the Netherlands would possibly obtain one seat in the House of Representatives for each and every 0.67% of the vote. There are greater than 17 million other folks in the nation, with more or less 12.8 million registered to vote in the ultimate election in 2017, which means the libertarian birthday celebration would most likely want the improve of between 70,000 to 90,000 to win a minimum of one seat. The birthday celebration lately has no seats in the House, having recorded a trifling 0.01% of the vote 4 years in the past.
The libertarian birthday celebration has been outspoken relating to its improve of Bitcoin (BTC) and different cryptocurrencies, and used to be one in every of the first political events to start out accepting crypto donations again in 2013. A newsletter from the Netherlands’ arm of the birthday celebration says “both gold and Bitcoin meet the criteria for a stable currency.”
Modifying profile footage to incorporate “laser eyes” has develop into slightly standard amongst outstanding individuals of the crypto house, each as a logo of adoption and normal bullish sentiment. Well identified figures with laser eyes have integrated Shark Tank megastar Kevin O’Leary, U.S. Senator from Wyoming Cynthia Lummis, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.